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Grading with Voice on an iPad

Guest post, published on the ProfHacker Blog at the Chronicle of Higher Education, regarding a useful technique for grading documents on an iPad and the application iAnnotate. Article originally published at http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/grading-with-voice-on-an-ipad/40907?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en.

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Online Services for Custom Textbooks & Course Materials

Instructors are constantly exploring new materials students can utilize for their studies. From textbooks to web sites, case studies to library databases, and even custom generated material; instructors have a plethora of resources at their fingertips to provide primary or

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Seven Technology Predictions for 2012

by Randy Miller writing for Global Knowledge 2011 has been a remarkable year, what with the extraordinary weather patterns, more than the usual worldwide political turmoil, and national apprehension over the delicate state of our economy. During times like these,

E-Books' Varied Formats Make Citations a Mess for Scholars

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, As e-reading devices gain popu­larity, professors and students are struggling to adapt them to an academic fun­damental: proper citations, which other scholars can use. The trouble is that in electronic formats, there are no

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E-Books’ Varied Formats Make Citations a Mess for Scholars

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, As e-reading devices gain popu­larity, professors and students are struggling to adapt them to an academic fun­damental: proper citations, which other scholars can use. The trouble is that in electronic formats, there are no

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Blackboard Sees Strong Momentum for New Contactless Campus Card Solution

From PR NewsWire, Blackboard Inc. and Sony Electronics today announced they have seen strong momentum in customer adoption of the Blackboard Transact™ contactless campus card solution. Already, more than 50 institutions have adopted the contactless platform, which leverages cutting-edge technology

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Appeals Court Finds Attorney-Client Privilege Doesn't Cover Work Emails

From Read Write Web, Attorney-client privilege does not extend to emails sent from a work email account, a California Court of Appeals has ruled. The unanimous decision was handed down by the Third Appellate District Court in Sacramento last week.

Appeals Court Finds Attorney-Client Privilege Doesn’t Cover Work Emails

From Read Write Web, Attorney-client privilege does not extend to emails sent from a work email account, a California Court of Appeals has ruled. The unanimous decision was handed down by the Third Appellate District Court in Sacramento last week.

Virginia Poised to Ban Teacher-Student Texting, Facebooking

From Read Write Web Should teachers friend their students on Facebook? Should teachers text their students? There’s no real consensus here. “No, never.” “Maybe, sometimes.” “Yes, but responsibly.” Nonetheless many schools and districts are drafting policies that dictate how school

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To Save Students Money, Colleges May Force a Switch to E-Textbooks

From the Chronicle of Higher Education You’ve heard it before: Digital technologies blew up the music industry’s moneymaking model, and the textbook business is next. For years observers have predicted a coming wave of e-textbooks. But so far it just

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